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October 28, 2011

  • 09:00–10:15  5th Plenary Session - Inclusive Growth and Food Security In Africa     
    • Chair: Bernadette Dia Kamgnia, Professor of Economics, University of Yaounde II, Cameroon
    • Presenter: Abebe Aemro Selassie, Assistant Director, International Monetary Fund
    • Presenter: Bola O. Akanji, Research Professor, NISER, Ibadan Nigeria / Scholar-In-Residence, University of Rhode Island, USA
    • Presenter: Kevin Thomas, Assistant Professor of African-American & Diaspora Studies, Pennsylvania State University, USA
    • Presenter: William A. Masters, Professor of Food and Nutrition Policy, Friedman Scool of Nutrition Science and Policy, Tufts University, USA
  • 10:15–10:30  Tea/Coffee Break
  • 12:00-13:30 6th Plenary (Round Table) -  Green Growth and Climate Financing: Policy Options for Africa    
    • Moderator: Yvonne Ndege, Chef bureau Afrique de l’Ouest, Al Jazeera International 
    • Panelist: Muthuli Ncube, Chief Economist, African Development Bank
    • Panelist: Kurt Lonsways, Manager, Climate Change & Energy, African Development Bank
    • Panelist: David B. Brooks, Director, Water Soft Path Research, POLIS Project on Ecological Governance, Canada
    • Panelist: Paul Malherbe, Chief Executive Officer, African AMSCO
    • Panelist: Sylviane J. Guillaumont, Professor of Economics, France
    • Panelist: Bassary Toure, Vice President, West African Development Bank, Lome, Togo
    • Panelist: Miheret Debebe, Chief Executive Officer, Ethiopian Electric Power Corporation
  • 13:30–15:00   Lunch/Side Event
    • Side Event (13:30 - 14.30) - by AfDB
    • Moderator/Chair: - Mthuli Ncube, Chief Economist and Vice President, African Development Bank
    • Panelist: African Development Report, Desire Vencatachellum, Director, Development Research Department, African Development Bank
    • Panelist: Domestick Resource Mobilization, Gabriel Negatu, Director, East Africa, African Development Bank
    • Panelist: Making Finance Work for Africa, Issa Faye, Principal Economist, Development Research Development, African Development Bank
    • Panelist: Growth Diagnostic, Shimeles Abebe, Manager, Networking and Research Partnerships Division, African Development Bank
  • 15:00-15:30   Closing Session
    • Chair: Jennifer Kargbo, Deputy Executive Secretary, UNECA
    • Speaker: Pedro Conceicao, Chief Economist, Regional Bureau for Africa, UNDP
    • Speaker: Mthuli Ncube, Chief Economist, African Development Bank
    • Speaker: Emmanuel Nnadozie, Director, Economic Development and NEPAD Division, UN Economic Commission for Africa